kde in extras - the devel discussion
pemboa at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 02:51:21 UTC 2006
On 6/7/06, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> >> No different from the boat they're in now. Download Core ISO, and three
> >> others. Still a lot to download, whether KDE is on the first or last
> >> disc. Likewise for Gnome, OpenOffice.org, et al.
> Arthur PembertonL
> > Of course it is different:
> > 1) Buy a CD from a vendor:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Distribution/LocalVendors
> > 2) A current FC user passes on the already burnt CDs to a newbie friend
> I don't think that with Fedora you're going to get a one CD installation
> of a useful computer system. A one DVD installation, perhaps. But
> getting a disc is a different kettle of fish than downloading.
> >> Just make the first disc small, so those wanting a real core-only system
> >> can have it. Then you can build up from other discs, downloaded files,
> >> or whatever...
> > Just out of curiousity, what do you consider to be a core-only system,
> > or is there an objective definition so that I can better understand
> > what you mean when you say that.
> That's going to be a matter of opinion. But to me, a really bare bones
> core isn't going to install X (or parts of it), a plethora of graphics
> manipulation libraries, etc. As the last minimal installation I tried
> of either FC3 or FC4 did.
> I'd say that a really bare bones system just boots and gives you a
> command shell where you can add anything, and everything, else that you
Well then I agree with yuor ideaof a core system.
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